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The IIT Advanced question paper is divided into 3 sections- Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry respectively. The physics syllabus of JEE Advanced 2017 is based on class XII.
The Physics section of JEE Advanced 2017 has 20 chapters in total. The important topics from which maximum numbers of questions asked are Thermal Physics, Mechanics, Optics, Modern Physics, Electricity, and Magnetism.
JEE Advanced Syllabus of Physics has 20 chapters in total including 10 very important topics to prepare. The syllabus of JEE advanced is similar to the CBSE syllabus of Class XII. Candidates are advised to prepare the 10 most important topics mentioned below:
Candidates are advised to always focus on making their fundamental concepts clear and strong. While preparing these topics, try to devote maximum time on solving mock test papers. The detailed physics syllabus of JEE Advanced is mentioned below:
|General||Units and dimensions, Methods of measurement and error analysis for physical quantities, Determination of g using simple pendulum, Speed of sound using Verification of Ohm’s law using voltmeter and ammeter, focal length of a concave mirror and a convex lens using u-v method, Young’s modulus by Searle’s method, Specific heat of a liquid using calorimeter, and specific resistance of the material of a wire using meter bridge|
|Mechanics||Law of gravitation, Escape velocity, Gravitational potential and field, Motion of planets and satellites in circular orbits, Acceleration due to gravity, Conservation of linear momentum and mechanical energy, Newton’s laws of motion, Static and dynamic friction, Kinetic and potential energy, Inertial and uniformly accelerated frames of reference, Work and power, Uniform circular motion, Kinematics in one and two dimensions (Cartesian coordinates only), Relative velocity, Linear and angular simple harmonic motions, Young’s modulus. Hooke’s law, Centre of mass and its motion, Systems of particles, Elastic and inelastic collisions, Impulse, Wave motion, superposition of waves, longitudinal and transverse waves, Vibration of strings and air columns, Progressive and stationary waves, Speed of sound in gases, Beats, Doppler effect (in sound), Resonance, Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications, Streamline flow, Buoyancy, Pressure in a fluid, Surface energy and surface tension, Pascal’s law, capillary rise, Stoke’s law, equation of continuity, Viscosity, Rigid body, moment of inertia, Angular momentum, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems, Torque, Conservation of angular momentum, Rolling without slipping of rings, cylinders and spheres, Dynamics of rigid bodies with fixed axis of rotation, Collision of point masses with rigid bodies, Equilibrium of rigid bodies.|
|Electricity and Magnetism||Capacitance; Capacitors in series and parallel; Parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectrics; Energy stored in a capacitor, Coulomb’s law; Electric field and potential; uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell, Electric field lines; Gauss’s law and its application, Electrical potential energy of a point charges system and of electrical dipoles in a uniform electrostatic field, Flux of electric field; Electromagnetic induction, Magnetic moment of a current loop; Moving coil galvanometer, voltmeter, ammeter and their conversions, Effect of a uniform magnetic field on a current loop; Magnetic field near a current-carrying straight wire, Biot–Savart’s law and Ampere’s law, Force on a moving charge and on a current-carrying wire in a uniform magnetic field, Ohm’s law; Electric current; Kirchhoff’s laws and simple applications; Heating effect of current, Series and parallel arrangements of resistances and cells.|
|Thermal Physics||Blackbody radiation: emissive and absorptive powers; Wien’s displacement law, Kirchhoff’s law; Stefan’s law, Isothermal and adiabatic processes, bulk modulus of gases; First law of thermodynamics and its applications, Equivalence of heat and work; Ideal gas laws; Elementary concepts of convection and radiation; Specific heats, Newton’s law of cooling; Heat conduction in one dimension; Thermal expansion of solids, Calorimetry, liquids and gases; latent heat.|
|Modern Physics||Bohr’s theory of hydrogen-like atoms; Moseley’s law; Characteristic and continuous X-rays, de Broglie wavelength of matter waves, Photoelectric effect, Law of radioactive decay, Atomic nucleus; α, β and γ radiations; Half-life and mean life; Binding energy and its calculation; Decay constant; Energy calculation in these processes, Fission and fusion processes.|
|Optics||Wave nature of light: interference and Young’s double slit experiment, Huygens’s principle, Magnification. Total internal reflection; Rectilinear propagation of light; Thin lenses; Reflection and refraction at plane and spherical surfaces, Combinations of mirrors and thin lenses; Deviation and dispersion of light by a prism.|
The JEE advanced 2017 has two papers to qualify i.e. Paper I & Paper II. It is divided into two sections namely, Section1 & Section 2 with questions from three subjects viz. Physics, Chemistry, & Mathematics. The paper I has total 60 questions of 264 marks and Paper II has 60 questions of 240 marks. There is negative marking in Section 2 of both papers.
The paper I & II will have questions of three subjects and number of questions per subject is different. Here we have discussed the number of questions from Physics focusing primarily on topics that contribute maximum questions in the examination.
|Name of the Topic||Number of Questions|
|Heat and Thermodynamics||2|
|Law of Motion||2|
|Simple Harmonic Motion||2|
Students are advised to prepare efficiently and start their preparation with the most important topics or topics with the maximum weightage of marks. Here we have listed the important topics of Physics based on the weightage of marks: -
|Name of the topic||Weightage|
|Heat & Thermodynamics||6%|
|Wave Motion and String Motion||5%|
|Work, Power, and Energy||5%|
|Simple Harmonic Motion||5%|
|Centre of Mass, Momentum and Collision||5%|
|Semiconductors and Electronic Devices||5%|
|Newton’s Law of Motion||4%|
|Measurement of Errors||2%|
|Units and Dimensions||2%|
|Properties of Matter||2%|
There are an indefinite number of books available in the market for the preparation of Physics section of JEE Advanced 2017. Candidates should try to avoid the state of confusion while choosing the best book for preparation without wasting any time and to serve as the most helpful hand here we are providing a list of the best books recommended by the experts and toppers available in the market.
|Name of the book||Name of the author|
|Concepts of Physics Vol.1 & 2||H.C. Verma|
|Fundamentals of Physics||Halliday, Walker & Resnick|
|IIT JEE Mains and Advanced Solved Papers||D.C. Pandey|
|Problems in General Physics||I.E. Irodov|
|A Collection of Questions & Problems in Physics||L.A. Sena|
|The Feynman Lecture on Physics: Quantum Mechanics||Richard P. Feynman|
|Understanding Physics for JEE Main & Advanced Optics & Modern Physics||D.C. Pandey|
|The Feynman Lecture on Physics: Mechanics, Heat & Radiation||Richard P. Feynman|
|Understanding Physics Series||D.C. Pandey|
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